Man with multiple gunshot wounds found dead in front yard of Akron home

Man with multiple gunshot wounds found dead in front yard of Akron home

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A man was found dead in the front yard of a home on Orlando Avenue after residents reported hearing gunshots in the area late Thursday afternoon.

Akron police were called to the scene in the 1100 block of Orlando Ave. around 5:20 p.m. They arrived to find a 41-year-old male suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center where he was later dead of his injuries at 5:52 p.m.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending positive identification and family notifications.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; or 330-375-2TIP, or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS.

You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (Crimes).

Callers can remain anonymous.

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